DNA test kits ruining donor-conceived families in the UK

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com A law passed on April 1 2005 will have life-changing consequences for families across the UK from next year. Anyone conceived from a donated sperm, egg or embryo from that day onward can find out the identity of their donor parents once they reach 18. This means that starting from … Continue reading DNA test kits ruining donor-conceived families in the UK

What is Alopecia?

What is baldness? Baldness is hair loss, or absence of hair. It’s also called alopecia. Baldness is usually most noticeable on the scalp, but can happen anywhere on the body where hair grows. The condition is more common in men than in women. What causes baldness? Hair loss is believed to be caused by a … Continue reading What is Alopecia?

Hope for infertile men as scientists use 3D printing to create testicular cells that produce sperm

Scientists in Canada have 3D-printed viable human testicular cells that they hope will eventually yield sperm from patients with forms of infertility that currently cannot be treated. The team at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver has been using a 3D bioprinter to create life-size models of human seminiferous tubules – the structures inside … Continue reading Hope for infertile men as scientists use 3D printing to create testicular cells that produce sperm

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What do you know about the galaxies?

A cluster of stars in their several millions form a vast collection of gyrating system called Galaxy (Ukaegbu 1998). So, we can say, a Galaxy is a huge collection of millions of stars, together with gas and dust held together by gravitational attraction. Our Solar system belongs to the galaxy called the Milky Way Galaxy, … Continue reading What do you know about the galaxies?

Don’t ignore UFO evidence, experts warn

There is enough evidence about UFOs that “you can’t really ignore it” anymore, former British Defense Ministry official Nick Pope said on Sunday. Speaking on John Catsimatidis’s “The Cats Roundtable” radio show on AM 970 in New York, Pope said “there has been an increased number of cases where not only has the radar tracked these objects performing … Continue reading Don’t ignore UFO evidence, experts warn

Climate research: What we can do better

CLIMATE change is a chronic challenge – it is here now, and will be with us throughout this century and beyond. As the US government’s National Climate Assessment report made clear, it’s already affecting people throughout the United States and around the world. Warmer temperatures are making heat waves more intense, with harmful effects on human health. More intense rainfall and higher … Continue reading Climate research: What we can do better

Women and girls are underrepresented in science

On 11 February, the United Nations and global partners, including women and girls, marked the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Why does it matter? Recent studies suggest that 65 per cent of children entering primary school today will have jobs that do not yet exist. While more girls are attending school than before, girls are … Continue reading Women and girls are underrepresented in science

Statement of Purpose for PhD.

I am fascinated by the paradox of life: how genes and proteins regulate and function in an organism; how humans draw breath; and the intricate working of cells, especially the brain which, just like nature, is all about synchronization. Initial curiosities led me into the captivating world of sciences, and this innate character gained impetus … Continue reading Statement of Purpose for PhD.

35 amazing facts you should know

Our world is a pretty strange place where most things don't always happen as planned, but the weird coincidences are supposedly, in God's unfathomable knowledge, power and creativity, intended to emphasize on His awesomeness. With this in mind, it’s not surprising that there are some unexpected facts about everything: from pencils to animals, then history, … Continue reading 35 amazing facts you should know

McAfee Warns China Against Hacking Weakness.

John McAfee warns that China is "creating huge hacking vulnerabilities for itself" through its recent exploits in science and technology. Though the country is currently enjoying huge benefits from technological and scientific breakthroughs, the American software pioneer admits on Tuesday that it's amazing to see how the tech world has contributed to making life easy. Image … Continue reading McAfee Warns China Against Hacking Weakness.